Query: Mayan languages
Betty Bernice Faust photographs of Maya peoples in Campeche
Creators:
Faust, Betty Bernice
Dates:
1985-1997
Size:
41 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-11
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Betty Bernice Faust in Campeche, Mexico, documenting Maya peoples and ceremonies. The collection also includes images of logging trucks and the Temple of Five Stories at Edzna, as well as two photographs by Bret Diamond.

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in NAA.PhotoLot.98-11 for Mayan languages
Oral history interview with Adolf Dehn
Creators:
Dehn, Adolf, 1895-1968
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
1963 January 23-1964 February 29
Size:
50 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.dehn63
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Adolf Dehn conducted by Dorothy Gees Seckler between 1963 January 23-1964 Febuary 29 for the Archives of American Art.

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John Weatherwax papers relating to Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera
Creators:
Weatherwax, John M. (John Martin), 1900-1984
Dates:
1928-1988
bulk 1931-1933
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.weatjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This small collection of scattered papers of American writer John Weatherwax (1900-1984) dates from 1928 to 1988 (bulk 1931-1933), and measures 0.4 liner feet. The papers document Weatherwax's relationship with Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. In 1931, John Weatherwax approached Rivera to illustrate his English translation of the Mayan story of creation, the Popol Vuh. Rivera agreed and produced twenty-four watercolor illustrations for the text. The papers contain Weatherwax's translation, "Seven Times the Color of Fire", as well as manuscript versions of two short stories he wrote about Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo entitled "The Queen of Montogomery Street" and "Diego". Also found within the collection are correspondence, manuscripts and notes, printed materials, and photographs.

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Explorers Club films
Creators:
Explorers Club
Dates:
circa 1940-1970
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white color silent sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1991.21
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of 23 films created or collected by the Explorers Club. Films include DJUKA - Morton Kahn, SWEENY, AFGHANISTAN, RIDDLE OF MAYAN CAVE, WONDERS OF THE SAHARA, JAMBO PORINI: EAST AFRICA, MEXICO, TIBET-FORBIDDEN TIBET, PRIMITIVE PEOPLES OF MATTO GRASSO, A STORY OF THE TROPICS, LA JEUNE FORET, FROM NEW LANDS TO …

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Ruth Leah Bunzel photographs of Quiche peoples of Guatemala
Creators:
Bunzel, Ruth Leah, 1898-1990
Dates:
1930-1932
Size:
49 Prints (silver gelatin)
110 Negatives (nitrate)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2007-10
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs probably made by Ruth Bunzel during her fieldwork among the Quiche in Chichicastenango, Guatemala, in 1930-32. Images include Quiche individuals and families, a church (probably the Church of Santo Tomás), a procession and ceremony, and landscapes.

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MS 3941 Materials assembled by Hewitt for preparation of articles in Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 30 and for replies to inquires from the public
Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Bogaskie, F.
MacKinley, W. E. W., Captain
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925
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Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3941
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: Adirondack tribe (St Lawrence River) Old Manuscript Number 3553. Adoption Old Manuscript Number 4007. Refers to Algonquian method of counting -only; see Haas note 2/18/72; Old Manuscript Number 3864. "Alligewi"; Animism Old Manuscript Number 3867 and 2842-c, box 6. Blood Indians, origin of name; Brant, Joseph Old Manuscript Number 3874. Chippewa, origin of name Old Manuscript …

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Thomas Dale Stewart photographs of Mexico, Guatemala, and Peru
Creators:
Stewart, T. D. (Thomas Dale), 1901-1997
Dates:
circa 1945-1949
Size:
40 Prints (silver gelatin)
40 Negatives (acetate)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-59
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Much of the collection consists of photographs depicting structures at Uxmal and Chichen Itza. Also included are photographs of T. Dale Stewart and his family, excavations, and modern buildings. There are also lists of captions for a 1949 trip to Peru, though the photographs are not included in the collection.

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Bernice West Beyers papers
Creators:
Beyers, Bernice West, 1906-1987
Dates:
1912-1987
Size:
1.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.beyebern
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor Bernice West Beyers measure 1.7 linear feet and date from 1912-1987. Found within the papers are biographical material; letters that discuss sculpture commissions and exhibitions; scattered business and financial records; notes and writings; a sketchbook; printed material, including 3 scrapbooks of clippings; and photographs of Beyers and photograph albums of her art work.

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Oral history interview with Al Qöyawayma
Creators:
Qöyawayma, Al, 1938-
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2010 March 30-31
Size:
153 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.qyaway10
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Al Qöyawayma conducted 2010 March 30 and 31, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Qöyawayma's home and studio, in Prescott, Arizona.

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Dimitar Krustev films
Creators:
Krustev, Dimitar
Dates:
1971-circa 1977
1996
Size:
2 Film reels (color silent reversal; 2,036 feet, 16mm)
1 Book
180 Slides (35mm)
2 Sound cassettes
Collection ID:
HSFA.2006.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Dimitar Krustev was a painter, photographer, and writer who travelled in Central and South America to document vanishing cultures. This collection includes materials relating to trips to the Pirre highlands in Darién province of Panama, where he filmed the Choco.

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